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Bruce Doorly

Posted On May 24th, 2014 -

May 19, 2014
Bruce Doorly, 64, of Honolulu, a carpenter, died in Honolulu. He was born in New York. He is survived by wife Lucia; sons Joshua Doorly, and Anthony and Stephen Forman; brothers David and Douglas; sister Lana; and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Faustino Manuel Paulino Sr.

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April 28, 2014
Faustino Manuel Paulino Sr., 78, of Honolulu, a retired assistant housekeeper manager at Moana Surfrider Hotel, died in Honolulu. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Clarita T., son Faustino M. Jr., daughters Gladys Zamora and Rouella Victoria Tilitile, brother Andres M. Jr. and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Edith Kimiyo Furushima

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April 17, 2014
Edith Kimiyo Furushima, 94, of Honolulu, a seamstress, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Randall Y., daughter Linda Y. Kalama, brother Ralph Uyema, sisters Winifred Nakamura and Muriel Uyema, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Kalihi Union Church, 2214 N. King St. Services: 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Mitsuru Sakamoto

Posted On May 24th, 2014 -

May 9, 2014
Mitsuru Sakamoto, 89, of Pearl City, owner of Jimmy’s Electrical Inc. also known as Halawai Enterprises, and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in North Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lillian, sons Mark Maki and Colin N. Sakamoto, brother Isao, sister Michie Fukuda and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Pau Galu

Posted On May 24th, 2014 -

May 3, 2014
Pau Galu, also known as “Mila” and “Fausa,” 69, of Ewa Beach, a retired truck driver, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Leilua; sons Sugalu and Epati Galu, Mila I. Kaio and Beia Benson; daughters Elisapeta Tuani, Iokapeta Jennings, Jolly Walls, Ruby Galu and Nellie Simanu; brother Puleava “John”; sister Soa Poasa; 44 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, 3950 Paina Circle. Services: 10:30 a.m. Graveside services: 2:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Johnette Keopulani Serraon

Posted On May 24th, 2014 -

April 22, 2014
Johnette Keopulani Serraon, 47, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Brian D.; daughters Nicole Young, Brandi Mahuna, Jonelle Bush and Bryanna Serraon; parents Solomon and Lovey Chock; brother William “Kale” Smith; and five grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Friday at Kualoa Beach Park Pavilion. Scattering of ashes at noon. Casual or beach attire. Lei welcome. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Ronald Hideo Higa

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May 14, 2014
Ronald Hideo Higa, 87, of Waimanalo, a federal government laborer and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by wife Tamako, brothers Roy and Mitso, and sister Judy Watanabe. Private services.

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Laurencia Ancheta Tolentino

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May 17, 2014
Laurencia Ancheta Tolentino, 87, of Anchorage, Alaska, formerly of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a homemaker, died. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by sons Dominador, Narcisco, Mamerto Jr., Danilo and Juanito; daughters Luzonia, Virginia and Erlinda Bernardo, Rosenda Tumamao, Remy Inouye and Francesca Taylor; 36 grandchildren; 76 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation and services: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Burial: 2:30 p.m. at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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Hon Beu Hu

Posted On May 24th, 2014 -

April 28, 2014
Hon Beu Hu, 91, of Honolulu, a retired cook, died in Aiea. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by son Chuck; daughters Betty Hu, Dian Lee and Linda Kasaoka; brother Kenneth; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Josiah Vineula

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May 20, 2014
Josiah Vineula, 59, of Laie, an entertainer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Western Samoa. He is survived by wife Dorian Moe-Vineula, son Joe Fereti, brother John and sisters Suimi Tauiva, Suivai Pau and Vonnie Mataafa. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie 9th Ward chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Laie Cemetery. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Melvin George Ing

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May 8, 2014
Melvin George Ing, 84, of Honolulu, a business owner and Army National Guard veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Steven and Arnold; daughters Carol Leonard, Joy Lorick, Lianne Reich and Lisa Woolsey; sister Barbara Miller; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Michael Robert Walker

Posted On May 24th, 2014 -

May 8, 2014
Michael Robert Walker, 76, of Waipahu, an employee of Automatic Electric, Honolulu Cellular, GTE and AT&T, died in Waipahu. He was born in Tampa, Fla. He is survived by wife Mary Ann Plahy-Walker, daughter Yvette Reyes, brother Dennis G. Walker and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Agnes Kahaunani Jeremiah

Posted On May 24th, 2014 -

April 20, 2014
Agnes Kahaunani “Nani” Jeremiah, 82, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Jerome Houston, Samson Kalani and Matthew Booth; daughters Sapphire A.A. Jeremiah and Katherine K. “Kathy” Tandal; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Pentecostal Full Gospel Assembly. Services: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. May 31 at the church. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Renee Kanoelani Navarro White

Posted On May 24th, 2014 -

May 5, 2014
Renee Kanoelani Navarro “Honeygirl” White, 53, of Phoenix died in Arizona. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Amber and Jade, stepmother Georgie Navarro, brothers John Jr. and Juan “Dado” Navarro II, and sisters Rochelle “Pumpkin” Ploski, Carradine “Carra” Rosa and Frances “Franny” Navarro. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Nanaikapono Protestant Church, 89-235 Pua Ave., Waianae. Services: 7 p.m. Scattering of ashes: noon May 31 at Maili Beach Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Bettimae Wailani Johansen

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May 17, 2014
Bettimae Wailani Johansen, 93, of Lahaina and Ahualoa, Hawaii, a retired Hawaiian quilter, lei maker and a sushi demonstrator at Marriott Hotel Kaanapali, died at home. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Albert, daughters Irmanetta P. Branco and Tepatasi P. Sparks, six grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. May 31 at Honokaa Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Services: 2 p.m. Additional services on Maui to be held at Lahaina Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Casual attire.

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Ruth Louise Winson

Posted On May 24th, 2014 -

May 3, 2014
Ruth Louise Winson, 91, of Hilo, a Realtor and Pacific Hawaii Bed and Breakfast employee, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Lorraine, Ohio. She is survived by daughters Tamara Winson-Kakazu, Valerie Cain, Pamela Hankins, Melanie Merril and Cynthia Glasior; son Rex; 16 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Church of the Holy Apostles. Celebration of life: 4:30 p.m. Aloha attire. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Susumi Kajiwara

Posted On May 24th, 2014 -

April 19, 2014
Susumi Kajiwara, 86, of Waipahu, a Hawaiian Equipment Co. machinist, died at home. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Yukiko, sons Wesley and Wayne, daughter Eileen Iwamasa and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. June 7 at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home, 5570 Kinoole St., Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Harold Shinji Yonenaka

Posted On May 24th, 2014 -

May 7, 2014
Harold Shinji Yonenaka, 92, of Kaaawa, a retired Chevron fuel distributor and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Punaluu. He is survived by son Lloyd, daughter Ada, sister Sarah Kitamura and three grandchildren. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Maurice Gerrett Kealiinohomoku

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May 12, 2014
Maurice Gerrett Kealiinohomoku, 32, of Kansas City, Mo., a pile driver, will be remembered in private services. He was born in Redwood City, Calif. He is survived by wife Jonette Soller; sons Sean Burd and Amari Williams; father Joseph W. Jr.; mother Maureen D. Simerly; stepfather Christopher R. Simerly; stepmother Catherine; brothers Justin L.K. and Joseph Kealiinohomoku III, and Nathan Cathcort; and sisters Leihua H. Marmolejo, Elizabeth N. Butler and Celine Kealiinohomoku.

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Henry Toshio Yoshino

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April 26, 2014
Henry Toshio “Box Head” Yoshino, 83, of Honolulu, a Royal Hawaiian Band musician and an Air Force veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sachiko, sons Ross T. and Ryan T., brother Norman K., sister Katherine M. Orita, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Cecilia Ann Enonpua Abad

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May 17, 2014
Cecilia Ann Enonpua Abad, 59, of Waianae, a city Handi-Van driver, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Robert C., son Kala’e A. Lagasca-Abad, brother Nelson Avilla and sisters Ruby Pepper, Damiana Parks, Corinna Avilla, Camille Medeiros and Nicolett Avilla-Livesy. Private services.

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Kathy June Kirkham

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May 19, 2014
Kathy June Kirkham, 61, of Honolulu, a retired office manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in New Jersey. She is survived by companion Clifford Kumamoto, daughters Lisa Anne Amano and Tara Jeanne Quenga, mother June Hunt, sister Charlene and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Thelma Yuen Nyet Ho Zen

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March 27, 2014
Thelma Yuen Nyet Ho Zen, 84, of Littleton, Colo., a retired elementary school teacher, died in Littleton. She was born in Kalaheo, Kauai. She is survived by husband Theodore T.T., sons David and Kendrick, daughter Melissa, brother Winson Ho, sister Winifred Ho Roderman and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Church of the Crossroads, 1212 University Ave. Services: 11 a.m. Private inurnment. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Momilani Sarah Abrahams

Posted On May 24th, 2014 -

May 12, 2014
Momilani Sarah Abrahams, 90, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Samuel Reeves and four grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. May 31 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Minoru Komatsu

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May 5, 2014
Minoru “Stanley” Komatsu, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Gaspro production engineer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rose; sons Ronald and Houston; daughters Lorraine Tateyama and Susan Murakami; brothers Yoshio, Mitsuo “Happy,” Shoichi and Charles “Charlie”; sister Nobuko Kaminaka; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services held. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Benjamin Agag Agustin

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May 7, 2014
Benjamin Agag Agustin, 69, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Christiane Ibee de la Cruz Agustin, son Ryan, daughter Katherine, father Gorgonio Pascua, brothers Jerry and Rainaldo, sisters Maria Conchita and Corazon, and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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David K.Y. Lau

Posted On May 24th, 2014 -

May 8, 2014
David K.Y. Lau, 87, of Kaneohe, a postal carrier and an Army veteran, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Agnes N.H.; sons Adrian and Dexter; daughters Sherylynn Roberts, Beverly Chang and Nancy Arakaki; brother Delbert; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Thelma Ayangco Argota

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May 20, 2014
Thelma Ayangco Argota, 51, of Ewa Beach, a jewelry sales representative, died in Pearl City Nursing Home. She was born in Pagbilao, Quezon, Philippines. She is survived by husband Virgilio V.; son George J. Ayangco; daughter Desiree G.A. Argota; brothers Antonio M., Ricardo M. and Romulo M. Ayangco; and sister Nenita M.A. Lopez. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu.

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Abraham Leone Mahi

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May 4, 2014
Abraham Leone Mahi, 85, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired maintenance supervisor for the state Department of Transportation Highways Division, kahu at Ke Ola Mau Loa Church and a retired Army sergeant, died in Waikoloa, Hawaii. He was born in Kapulena, Hawaii. He is survived by daughter Melissa Lindsey; son Mark; brothers Paul and Jacob; sisters Dinah Kaikuana, Elizabeth Halualani, Phoebe Hopfe and Katherine Mahi; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at the family residence in Kuhio Village, 64-1068 Kamanawa St., Waimea. Services: 5 p.m. Additional visitation: 7 a.m. May 31 at the residence. Services: 8 a.m. Burial to follow at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2, Hilo. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Bernardo Aaron Bernard

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May 18, 2014
Bernardo Aaron “Gnardo” Bernard, 26, of Honolulu, an artist and skateboarder, will be remembered in services 5 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Visitation: 4 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by parents Keith Bernard and Mel C. Carter; stepfather Bruce Carter; brother Bradley Verdadero; sisters Katherine Baptista, Mickella Jones and Tylermarie Verdadero; and grandparents Adolpho Bernard and Leonida Camero. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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